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The bachelor’s degree program in petroleum engineering has been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,  www.abet.org. With ABET accreditation, students, parents, employers and the society we serve can be confident that a program meets the quality standards that produce graduates prepared to enter a global workforce.

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Vision Statement

That "I am an Aggie Petroleum Engineer" be the most respected, prestigious self-definition within the petroleum engineering profession.

Mission Statement

  • To create, preserve, integrate, transfer and apply petroleum engineering knowledge.
  • To produce capable future engineers and to enhance the capabilities of current practitioners.

Program Educational Objectives

  • Graduates will have the technical depth and breadth to be successful professionals early in their careers.
  • Graduates will have the broad skills needed to rise to positions of professional leadership.

Student Outcomes

The student outcomes that prepare graduates to attain the program educational objectives are:

  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  • An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  • An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  • An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  • An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  • An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies

Bachelor of Science Enrollment and Graduation Data

Academic
Year
Fall Semester
Undergraduate Enrollment
Bachelor Degrees Awarded
2019-20 424 135
2018-19 496 167
2017-18 599 207
2016-17 626 186
2015-16 653 147